Prairie Tykes Ages 2-5
Prairie Tykes is custom made for little ones and parents or grandparents! Connect one-on-one while you decorate crafts, dance, sing and take part in the special activity of the day. Sign up for one class or the whole series!
Ages 2–5. Children must be accompanied by an adult (at no charge).
$11/member youth ($12/non-member youth)
9:30–11 am and 12:30-2 pm on select Fridays.
Make your (required) reservation for Prairie Tykes by calling Guest Services at 317.776.6006 or
How Does Your Garden Grow?
Friday, May 10 9:30-11 am
Friday, May 10, 12:30-2 pm
Explore seeds, flowers and a garden. We will make a craft especially for Mom.
Up, Up and Away
Friday, May 31 9:30-11 am
Friday, May 31, 12:30-2 pm
Come meet our balloon pilot and visit the 1859 Balloon Voyage. We will make a balloon craft too.
Carpenters and Cabins
Friday, June 14, 9:30-11 am
Friday, June 14, 12:30-2 pm
Find out about carpentry and making log cabins. Make a miniature log cabin to take home and visit a log cabin on our grounds (weather permitting). We’ll even make a log cabin snack! We’ll make a craft especially for Dad.
Frogs are Calling
Friday, June 21, 9:30-11 am
Friday, June 21, 12:30-2 pm
Find out about frogs as we create a paper frog and listen to some different frog calls. Weather permitting, we will visit the pond under the covered bridge to look for frogs and we’ll play some leap frog.
Friday, June 28, 9:30-11 am
Friday, June 28, 12:30-2 pm
Play patriotic games, make a festive Fourth hat, dance and have a red, white and blue snack!
Friday, July 12, 9:30-11 am
Friday, July 12, 12:30-2 pm
Visit the Conner barn and find out what animals may be there. Then we’ll have a barn dance in Featherston Barn.
This Little Pig
Friday, July 19, 9:30-11 am
Friday, July 19, 12:30-2 pm
Visit the Conner Prairie pigs, sing pig songs and play with pig puppets!
Friday, July 26, 9:30-11 am
Friday, July 26, 12:30-2 pm
Celebrate summer with a variety of fun activities: bubbles, obstacle course, water play, story, and craft.
Friday, August 2, 9:30-11 am
Friday, August 2, 12:30-2 pm
The wheels on the wagon go ‘round and ‘round as we hear a tale of pioneers moving west. Sing old songs and, weather permitting, we will take a wagon ride.
Friday, August 9, 9:30-11 am
Friday, August 9, 12:30-2 pm
Create a cow craft and make and taste some butter. Then visit one of our cows out on the grounds.
Teddy Bear Picnic
Friday, August 16, 9:30-11 am
Friday, August 16, 12:30-2 pm
Bring your teddy bear out to enjoy the sun. Decorate a frame, and we’ll take a picture of you and your teddy bear to bring home. We will also play historic games.
What Bugs You?
Friday, August 23, 9:30-11 am
Friday, August 23, 12:30-2 pm
Grab your magnifying glass and we’ll head out on Conner Prairie’s grounds for a nature-oriented scavenger hunt.